Jerome Ropati and utility Ben Henry have been brought into the Warriors team for the first home game.
Taranaki will host Ranfurly Shield holders Counties-Manukau in the 2014 NPC rugby opener on August 14.
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Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of Kiss put down their instruments, wiped away the face paint and unveiled their own arena football franchise.